Drug: Rilutek

RILUZOLE (RIL yoo zole) slows down the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • breathing problems
  • fever, chills or infection
  • increased blood pressure
  • tingling, pricking, or burning sensation around the mouth
  • yellowing of the skin or eyes
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • cough
  • diarrhea
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea, vomiting
  • stomach pain
  • weak or tired

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • breathing problems
  • fever, chills or infection
  • increased blood pressure
  • tingling, pricking, or burning sensation around the mouth
  • yellowing of the skin or eyes
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • cough
  • diarrhea
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea, vomiting
  • stomach pain
  • weak or tired

Source: http://www.healthline.com

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine? They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • bleeding disorders
  • liver disease
  • lung disease
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to riluzole, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast-feeding

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